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Metro will continue to invest in Russia .. if it can

26 Mar 2014


German retailer Metro has announced that it will continue to invest in Russia provided that sanctions do not effect the ability of the company to import goods.
Metro Chief Executive Olaf Koch said in a CNBC interview that Russia and Ukraine were still good markets for Metro.  In Russia, Metro is the fourth largest retailer behind [...]


On line retail will almost double in five years

26 Mar 2014


Planet Retail recently did a global survey of 15, buy 000 consumers and has come up with six essential requirements needed to meet the demands and expectations of modern shoppers, ambulance particularly as far as on line sales are concerned.
With global online sales expected to grow by 184% to over the next five years, [...]


Retail sales increase in Poland

11 Mar 2014

Chris Bush Tesco

Retail Sales in Poland increased by 1.1 percent in January 2014 when compared to the previous month according to Eurostat.  On a year to year basis there was an increase of 2.4 percent. 
Eurostat’s figures include those from small businesses which are not included in by the Polish statistics office GUS.


Retailers targetting Central Europe

10 Mar 2014

Beata Kokeli CBRE

Germany is the most sought after retail market in the world with 40% of global retailers planning to open a store there in 2014, while US retailers dominate large-scale expansion plans with almost half aiming to open 40 stores or more, according to the latest research from global property advisor CBRE.
Germany is by far the [...]


Kaufland to expand to Serbia

17 Feb 2014

Kaufland PL

The German Kaufland, check which already has a strong presence in various countries in central and eastern Europe, purchase is about to open a branch in Serbia.  Competitor, Lidl has already taken this step.
Kaufland last week opened its 174th store in Poland in Świnojouście – and is enjoying similar success in various other [...]


Major growth for tablet based retail payments

4 Feb 2014


A report from Juniper Research has found that annual retail payments on mobile handsets and tablets are expected to reach $707 billion by 2018, treat representing 30% of all eRetail by that time. This compares with mobile retail spend of $182 billion last year, when mobile accounted for around 15% of eRetail. This means [...]

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